Charity event in memory of Ben

Ben Reeve
Ben Reeve

A charity event is being held at Eastwood Community Football Club on Saturday in memory of a man from the town who died last year.

Ben Reeve died in May 2017, aged 32, leading to a huge outpouring of support for his family and friends, with more than £11,000 being raised to assist with funeral costs.

On Saturday, the Ben Reeve Memorial Day will be held at the Play Soccer USA Arena, on Chewton Street, with various activities taking place to raise money for mental health charity Mind.

Entry costs £5 and attractions include an adult football tournament, fairground rides, a bouncy castle, beer tent, burger van, disco, live music, raffles, face painting, a candy floss stall, hook a duck and a barbecue and more.

The event is set to run from noon to midnight.